His teachers describe him as an exemplary student, a natural leader, a consensus builder and a role model. His favorite subjects in school? Biology, Calculus and Talmud. This is Nathaniel Faber – “Nati” as his friends and family call him – a senior at Akiva and the recipient of the 2015 David Hermelin Scholarship Award.
In the beginning there was the idea, and then came the panels and two-by-fours, paintings, fabrics and toys, bright and colorful displays of all kinds to build excitement and lo and behold, there was an exhibit. Starting Sunday, October 18, 2015, "It's Your Torah to Explore."
What does it mean to support 21st Century Jewish education today? To address the question, Jewish Federation has established a new funding and allocation structure - called “JEd-I” (Jewish Education and Identity).